Dr. Erik Knudsen – University of Salford

Erik Knudsen is a filmmaker and Professor of Media Practice at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the UK, and a Visiting Professor, and the former Head of the Editing Department, at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba. As a filmmaker, he directed multiple fiction and documentary films; most recent productions include Cleft Lip (84 min., fiction), The Raven On The Jetty (88 min., fiction, 2015) and The Silent Accomplice (84 min., fiction, 2011). Erik runs his own film production company, One Day Films Ltd. More recently, Erik has been engaged with photography, publishing a photographic essay Cuba in Waiting, which was exhibited at the Cervantes Institute in Manchester (2013) and Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax (2014). His latest work, entitled Doubt, is a photographic and poetic book, combined with a film.